Media Mashup: October 12, 2015

Screen Shot 2015-10-11 at 1.39.39 PMRolling Stone v. Hillary

The Rolling Stone bails on Hillary Clinton: “[I]n spite of a career in which neoliberalism got her this far, Bernie Sanders is starting to eat her lunch among labor voters, progressives and anyone who is not a big-money donor. You know, the people who vastly outnumber the latter and do things en masse, like vote.”
Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/there-is-no-real-hillary-clinton-20151008

What’s Right with America?

Mideast analyst Claude Salhani poses the right question: “[I]f the United States of America is really as bad as many people make it out to be, then why the hell do so many people – often from the very countries attacking the US – so badly want to go live in these very same states they claim is the great Satan?” Full disclosure: I have known Salhani since 1979.

For more, see http://www.claudesalhani.com/?p=1528

Homeland Presents Sound Syrian Strategy: Level Raqqah

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=180&v=R8AldurlGKg

Great China Traffic Jam

See the massive traffic jam in Beijing at https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=53&v=O3kL6nMap2s

Christopher Harper is a longtime journalist, who reported in Europe and the Middle East. He teaches media law and international journalism. Send suggestions and tips to charper@temple.edu.

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